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Re: Rotor Controller Info Needed.



Hi Michael,
not 100% sure if its compatable but works fab here with my rotators, try a 
google for FODTRACK.
100% homebrew works really well.
regards
Gus M0IKB
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Baker" <k7ddmjb@qwest.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2008 5:52 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Rotor Controller Info Needed.


> Hello gang,
> I am in process of putting together a ground station for AMSAT use
> and I have acquired a Yaesu 5400 rotor system with a pair of older 
> Cushcraft
> antennas. I now need a controller box to go between the PC and the rotors. 
> I
> checked the price of the GS-232B by Yaesu and nearly had heart failure! 
> Then
> I looked at the schematic and was appalled!  Surely someone has come up 
> with
> a better/cheaper solution.  Searching the web only produced a few build 
> from
> scratch articles and a fellow from Europe selling a board.  Isn't there 
> some
> other alternative available off the shelf and reasonably priced?
>
> Michael Baker  K7DD
> k7ddmjb@qwest.net
>
>
>
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